March 7, 2019


SAN FRANCISO, CA – Bon Appétit has selected The Christopher Group for their Regional Director of Human Resources search at their Google location. Leading the San Francisco Bay Area search is COO and Managing Partner, Erin Merker and Recruiting Manager, Brodie Hartsel.

As an HR leadership role, working with the Regional Vice President, District Managers and Corporate HR, this position will be supporting one of the most important clients within the Bon Appétit network, Google. The Director of HR will sit onsite at Google to attract, retain and develop Bon Appétit employees and lead a team of 4+ HR professionals. At the Google campus, you will find 75+ Bon Appétit Cafes and “Grab & Go†Stations with a total of 2,000 hourly and 400 salaried staff.

Bon Appétit Management Company, owned by Compass Group NAD, is an onsite restaurant company that has been revolutionizing contract food service to corporations, colleges and universities, and specialty venues since 1987. While operating more than 1,000 café’s around the country, Bon Appétit makes everything from scratch to include fresh, seasonal, mostly local ingredients. No corporate recipes, no cycle menus, and no shortcuts. They give their culinary and management teams the freedom to be creative, take risks, and wow their guests. They also believe in changing the world through food by socially and environmentally responsible sourcing, from sustainable seafood to cage-free eggs and pork raised without antibiotics.

Bon Appétit has been honored by the James Beard Foundation and Chefs Collaborative; covered by The New York Times and Fast Company; and are proud to count renowned chefs José Andrés, Traci Des Jardins, Tony Mantuano, Rick Bayless, and many others as their partners.

Founded in 1998 by Tom and Paula Christopher, The Christopher Group has become one of the nation’s largest and most respected boutique HR Executive Search Firms. They have created a highly specialized boutique firm, staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners, that utilize proprietary, scientific, and industry-leading systems, tools, and processes. As a result, 92% of all searches are filled in the first 2 Slates of candidates! From search commencement to the first day of employment, every TCG client and candidate will enjoy unparalleled, comprehensive, professional, and stress eliminating support services to ensure the very best search experience.